Blog – December 2022

Joy to the World | Santa Claus is coming to town… little Brooke Lynn can’t wait until St. Nick comes down the chimney. Even her mom got in the spirit by baking fresh cookies and setting out a glass of milk just for one jolly bearded friend! What a joyful tradition to read My Lil’Continue reading “Blog – December 2022”

Blog – November 2022

Fall Into Family | Do you decorate the front porch, staircase, or dining table? Or, do you tend to leave it with the same motif (if any) year-round? Spellbound by this photograph, I imagined an offer coming forth such as “Entrer Vous.” If only my front doorstep was as intriguing! Snapping out of my trance,Continue reading “Blog – November 2022”

Blog – October 2022

Fall Foliage | An array of scintillating, vivid leaves in their last phase of existence harkens a mellow mood, almost an image of loss. But there is no despair in a leaf’s life. Cascading leaves are an expression of an eventual rejuvenation beneath the guise of the cool Fall months. While I stared at thisContinue reading “Blog – October 2022”

Blog – September 2022

WORD | Contemplation | This fun watercolor illustration came to mind earlier this year when a period of self-reflection seemed fitting and healthy. During my leisure time of contemplation, a comfortable perspective surfaced and the healing began. Another recent event occurred which wasn’t life-changing but worth pausing for a minute. A simple milestone of sortsContinue reading “Blog – September 2022”

Blog – August 2022

End of Summer Blues or Bliss | Pretty wild, huh? It’s almost a blur since the summer is going so quickly. Does the end of summer bring on a sense of comfort knowing the school year lies ahead or is it more like a slow creep to unwelcomed shorter days? For me, I like seasonalContinue reading “Blog – August 2022”

Blog – July 2022

Independence Day (USA) Happy 4th of July! | For as long as I can remember, any fireworks show I’ve watched conjures up wonderful childhood memories of the old stadium in the North End of town. It’s where we gathered together as a community arriving early at dusk to get the best seats, then we’d waitContinue reading “Blog – July 2022”

Blog – June 2022

Summer Break Time School is out… so, now what?! | The end of the school session means graduation parties, vacation excursions, summer camp, swimming, BBQs, iced beverages, beach picnics, and road trips. As I toss around my own schedule, I am reminded that the dog days of summer zip by quickly but there was aContinue reading “Blog – June 2022”

Blog – May 2022

| Hello May… this post honors my dear sister, a terrific mom, grandmother, and a lovely woman who has meant so much to me. It is with a heavy heart that I share about my beautiful sister, Gay who passed recently at the young age of 67. It was sudden and it goes without saying,Continue reading “Blog – May 2022”

Blog – April 2022

| Hello all and welcome! In case you didn’t know, I enjoy reading a variety of blogs, especially from other authors revealing their latest creations or personal happenings. With that said, although I am never sure WHAT to write, I’ve learned to keep it brief and throw in some humor to mix it up. ItContinue reading “Blog – April 2022”

Blog – January 2022

***  NEW BOOK RELEASE  *** The Case of the SMASHED WINDOW (Book 2, The BROOKE LYNN Mysteries) By Toby A. Williams | This gripping middle-grade novel is packed with deception, tension, and intrigue… you’ll be kept guessing until the very end! Brooke Lynn and Mike, the crime-solving 2-K Team have a new case to crack.Continue reading “Blog – January 2022”